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Victory for families seeking truth about Glenanne Gang

The Court of Appeal ruling yesterday was a significant step forward for families determined to uncover the full truth about alleged state collusion in relation to the murderous activities of the notorious Glenanne Gang.

Ivan Cooper was a beacon of hope

Ivan Cooper, who has died at the age of 75, was one of the great champions of the civil rights movement and displayed enormous personal courage throughout his time in public life.

Children using soup kitchens is an indictment of society

All around Belfast city centre there are signs of affluence, from the busy coffee shops and restaurants, tourists arriving from cruise ships and enormous cranes helping to construct hotels, offices and university buildings.

Sorrow over Eamon Friel's death

There will be widespread sorrow over the death yesterday after a short illness of the Derry-based singer/songwriter Eamon Friel at the age of 70.

Deserved tributes to Eamon Friel

There will be widespread sorrow over the death yesterday after a short illness of the Derry-based singer/songwriter Eamon Friel at the age of 70.

New prime minister will face limited options on Brexit

Boris Johnson's progress through the Tory leadership process has been remarkably smooth to date but if he beats Jeremy Hunt and gets the keys to Number 10 he will face enormous problems that will be anything but plain sailing.

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